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Henry F. Crace

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FAIRBORN Henry F. Crace, age 87 of Fairborn, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Patriot Ridge. He was preceded in death by 7 brothers, 5 sisters, and his parents, William Riley Crace & Sallie (Calihan) Crace. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Goldie (Pettit) Crace; daughters Henrietta, Sandra & Pamela; son, Lowell (Sue); 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and other family members & friends. Henry came to Ohio in 1942 and worked on the railroad for a short time. He then acquired a job at Southwestern Portland Cement Co. where he retired as a Locomotive Engineer after 38 years of service. He was Secretary & Treasurer of the Local 357 Union and had his own bookkeeping and income tax business. He was a member of Victory Temple Church, was a Kentucky Colonel, and enjoyed woodworking and playing bass guitar at church. He very much loved his family and was a devoted husband, father & grandfather. Funeral service will be 10 am Friday, April 5, at Victory Temple, 2443 Valle Greene Dr., Fairborn with Rev. Ancil Carter officiating. Family will receive friends 6-8 pm Thur. at the church. Interment at Byron Cemetery. Arrangements by MORRIS SONS FUNERAL HOME, 104 W. Main, Fairborn. Condolences can be sent to www.morris-sons.com.
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